Katanagatari - Volume 1 Premium Edition (Sub.Blu-Ray + DVD)
Title: Katanagatari - Volume 1 Premium Edition
Volume: Sub.Blu-Ray + DVD
Running time: 316
Distributor: NIS America
Release date: 2011-07-05
Suggested retail price: $69.99
Age rating: 13+
Legend has it the unrivaled blacksmith Shikizaki Kiki's masterpieces, the 12 Klesha Bringers, led the Sengoku Period of Japan. The "Land of the Rising Sun" was unified as one nation under one man. However, this man, the Old Shogun, feared a rebellion and enacted a notorious policy known as Katana Hunting, collecting 988 of the 1,000 katanas Shikizaki forged. Despite the policy, 12 of his true mastercrafts were left uncollected. The other 988 were merely experiments created for the sake of perfecting these 12, known as Klesha Bringers.
Yasuri Shichika, the seventh generation master of the sword art Kyoto Ryu, and his older sister Nanami live on the isolated Fusho Island. One day, Togame, a Shogunate official dispatched to collect the Klesha Bringers, pays a visit to the island...
This premium edition includes a full-color, 32-page hardcover art book featuring vivid, unique art work that conveys a story by itself, quest guides, including character information, and song lyrics from quests 1 through 6. A detailed glossary provides a deeper understanding of Japanese history and the traditional terminology used throughout the show.
Contains episodes 1-6.
(added on 2011-07-14, modified on 2011-08-19)
- Reviewed by Carlo Santos (July 22, 2011)
- Encyclopedia information about Katanagatari (TV)